Continuing its innovative support to the Latino community of international callers, AT&T added the AT&T Unlimited(R) Mexican Cities Plan to its growing number of unlimited AT T calling plans. This plan provides consumers with unlimited direct-dialed calling from their homes to six popular cities in Mexico: Guadalajara, Leon, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla and Toluca. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
In order to get the AT&T Unlimited Mexican Cities Plan, consumers need to pay a monthly plan fee of $49.95. This plan offers a number of benefits: unlimited calling from home to these six Mexican cities, great international rates to more than 220 countries, all domestic long-distance calls dialed directly from home cost 5 cents a minute.
"The AT&T Unlimited Mexican Cities Plan offers great value to consumers who want to call family and friends in Mexico, whenever they want and for however long they want to talk," said Len Mariani, vice president, AT&T Consumer Marketing. "Quite frankly, this is a plan that many folks in the Mexican-American community have wanted for quite some time, and AT&T is delighted to make it available."
By adding the Unlimited Mexican Cities Plan to its Unlimited AT T calling plans, AT&T has increased the number of countries for which it provides unlimited calling to 19.
AT&T has always been expanding the number of cities included in its lead international calling plan. Thus, in 2004, the company introduced the AT&T AnyHour Advantage Plan with City Savings. The City Savings offer has been enhanced to include reduced-rate calling to 57 cities in 25 countries, all for a monthly plan fee of $3.95.
"Since the introduction of City Savings, consumer response has been overwhelming," said Steve Bickley, vice president, AT&T Consumer Marketing. "Consumers are clearly acknowledging that AT&T has provided an offer that is simple and of great interest and benefit to all international callers."
Recently AT&T decreased per-minute cost of calls to the 30 most dialed countries among its 22 million subscribers. The largest cut was for calls to Venezuela, which were lowered from 50 cents to 20 cents a minute. Short text messages can now reach 40 countries.
AT&T enables its customers to talk as long and as often as they want with relatives and friends from a country or group of countries on a featured list.
Most of the country-specific AT T calling plans are priced at about $50 per month and offer voice activated services. Consumers need to pay $80 for unlimited calling to either a group of European countries plus Israel or a group of Asian countries plus Australia. Calls can be dialed direct at any time and day
As the company said, the new rate plans were made possible by negotiating lower fees with the local telephone companies in other countries that connect international calls.In Europe, the new AT T calling plans are being offered for calls to Austria, Belgium, Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. In Asia, the new plans can be used for calls to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan. Individual plans are also available for Israel and Australia.